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Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
accomplishments brought on by a recalcitrant republican party, an anemic economy, and a bruising campaign that lacked the historical fervor of the first, president obama nonetheless won re-election with nearly every state he initially won four years ago. and while turnout was down nationally over the past election, it wasn't fultd by an obama enthusiasm decline. something else was remarkably similar, the man who was elected president, the rock solid steadiness of no drama obama is best exemplified in his two acceptance speeches. in 2008 president elect barack obama stood before hundreds of thousands and gave a speech that began with recognizing history. >> been a long time coming, but tonight because of what we did on this day in this election at this defining moment, change has come to america. >> he graciously responded to the campaign of his opponent. >> senator mccain fought long and hard in this campaign and he fought even longer and harder for the country that he loved. >> he sketched a governing agenda. >> there's new energy to harness, new jobs to be created, new schools to build
Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST
there was so great on the right. >> yeah. i mean, congresswoman, did you find that was -- as you talked economy, you were also talking reproductive rights? >> well, it's so subtle, it's in every conversation. look, here's the reality. my mother had to drop out of college her freshman and had five children and never finished college and yet, she was one of the pioneers and leaders in new hampshire politics. the fact is that i was able to finish college, go to law school, come home, get married and have our two children with my husband brad when the time was right for us. and that -- i am in that generation of people that, by controlling our own reproduction, we control our lives, our families, are more productive because of it. we live more secure lives. they were so out of touch. that's why i say, pink is the new power color in new hampsh e hampshire. this large part from the work down by planned parenthood and just waking people up to the fact that there are people that truly do want to put us right back into the kitchen barefoot and pregnant. most voters don't want that. >> thank you, congre
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